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blow to areas of the east coast still recovering from superstorm sandy. >> hurricane sandy cost the economy a $100 billion and the recovery efforts are still going on. so, it could delay some rebuilding activity... activity >> reporter: in new york city and elsewhere, preparations are being made for clean-up. >> we have more than 250,000 tons of salt on hand. >> reporter: according to the long island power authority, the storm has the potential to cause power outages for 100,000 customers on long island. and for the first time ever, lipa is deferring storm operations and response to its subcontractor, national grid. but in manhattan today, it was mostly business as usual, although many workers did try to leave early to beat the snow. and if the snowfall is anywhere close to the storm of '78, you'll see the impact in economic data in the weeks ahead. >> usually major storms cause increased volatility in economic data. so, that jobless claims jump significantly in the beginning as government offices close, because of the storm. and they surge back up after the offices reopened. >>
quarter sales and margins will be weak, blaming super-storm sandy, and disappointing products at its loft tores. wshloesarere hit, falling 7.9%. the stock has been trendinges lower since september. res oian tmohs moreanhns aboutch the impact of sandy.. another specialty women's retailer, limited brands fell 3.3%. stspe eritngro than expected january sales, it did not keptng qurs eruathlohert toke.sam e.m reporting better than expected january results didn't help this trio either. gap same store sales growth was double what was expected but shares fell 3%. kohl's was down 1%. .6 0et sli%.ed trading volume was heavier for .6hebotof tm. four of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were lower with the emerging markets fund losing 0.9%. the nasq 100 tracking fund squeaked out a small gain. and that's tonight's "market focus." n >> tom: when the final international trade numbers for america are released tomorrow, it will likely show overseas sales of u.s. made goods last year hit a record. that's good news for american manufacturing, and their investors. we spoke with doug burntn
. it was expected to lose money. super-storm sandy cost allstate just over $1 billion. after closing unchanged, shares were up almost 3% in late trading, but supplemental insurer aflac fell 4.3%. it's revenues came up just shy of expectations. there was a multi-billion dollar drug deal today over multiple- sclerosis drug tysabri. bioden idec will buyout elan's interest in the drug, giving elan $3.75 billn in cash. biogesharesallied 2.3% to a new 52 week high. elan fell more than 10% as it gives up its interest in the medicine. three of the five most actively traded exchange traded funds were weaker. the japan e.t.f. had the best showing, up 1.3%. and that's tonight's "market focus." >> susie: don't call it "diet food" because it's the new definition of fast food. we're talking about low calorie meal replacement and its becoming big business. from national brands to small local startups, its getting easier to buy healthy pre-made meals, as long as you are willing to pay the price. thestreet's debra borchardt has more. >> reporter: it's no secret that americans are fighting a losing battle with
superstorm sandy - seeped into profits. a couple of holidays are coming up - president's day on the 18th and valentine's day, of course, on the 14th. for some people, those are great reasons to get away. jeanine tornatore of orbitz is here with travel tips. could to have you on the show. let's start with valentine's day. what are some romantic locations and destinations? > > our top destinations include las vegas, which is our number one booked destination; followed by new york; miami; orlando; and new orleans. > what are the prices or packages like to those places? > > they are fairly reasonable. the key is really booking them as a package - combining your airfare and your hotel together. we are seeing airfare prices over the holiday weekend tend to be a little bit higher, but travelers can save a little bit more on the hotel side. in fact, orbitz has a long weekend sale going on through the 17th, saving you 15% on hotels. so look for those types of last- minute sales and deals to help you get out there and celebrate the long weekend. > what about presidents' day? i know people in the f
. and pretty decent approval ratings, chris christie, post superstorm sandy and everything he's done. he's a jovial kind of guy. he pops up on "the late show" with david letterman last night. let's play the part with the doughnut. >> welcome to the show. >> thrilled to be here. >> now, you, how do you feel about me? >> i love you, dave. >> no, but -- >> no, a love that i have a difficult time really explaining. a deep and abiding love. >> now we have a real problem. but i've made jokes about you, not just one or two, not just ongoing here and there, intermittent, but -- >> i mean, listen, sunny hostin, the governor has a sense of humor. >> i absolutely adored what chris christie did on "the letterman show." you have to do that with david letterman. he will eviscerate you otherwise. i think what it showed is someone who can take control of the issue, because everyone knows he has a weight issue, and someone that is saying to the world, yeah, i'm overweight, and i can take it. i can take the jokes. it is fair game. and i've got to tell you, i think he's in a terrific position, again, to op
and sharply higher on catastrophe losses due to superstorm sandy. operating results and network premiums topped analyst analysts. prudential financial also missed. maria, we'll keep you updated as more news crosses. >> thank you. neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom overnight can stop the poufs. oh, no, saturday can. the postal service plans to stop saturday delivery of first class mail for good. details on that next and find out which industry plans to benefit from the paufss cutback. you'll never guess what it is. and if you love your kids, should you write them out of your will? one multi-millionaire seems to suggest yes. that's a story coming up next. stay with us. how do you keep an older car running like new? you ask a ford customer. when they tell you that you need your oil changed you got to bring it in. if your tires need to be rotated, you have to get that done as well. jackie, tell me why somebody should bring they're car here to the ford dealership for service instead of any one of those other places out there. they are going to take care of my car because this is where i
the northeast just months after superstorm sandy? say it isn't sew. the latest forecast is coming up. first as we do every day this time of day let's look how oil is trading. it is down a little bit. $95.94 a barrel. we'll be right back. dentures are very different to real teeth. they're about 10 times softer and may have surface pores where bacteria can multiply. polident kills 99.99% of odor causing bacteria and helps dissolve stains. that's why i recommend polident. [ male announc ] cleaner, fresher, brighter every day. tracy: the nation's largest and longest running auto show kicks off today in chicago. our very own jeff flock is there because he always gets the best assignments with the president and ceo of chrysler. hey, jeff. >> what i didn't report to you he is also the president, as many people at chrysler are they have multiple hats. he used to have three. only has two. president and ceo of chrysler and the other brand. >> correct. >> you're like everyone at chrysler working very hard? >> we try to do our best keeping ourselves busy. >> what i'm seeing here various chrysler 300 ve
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